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Genre: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Kids & family

Peter and the Wolf

Andreas Rothlin Svensson tells the story of this classic musical tale.

The mysterious, exciting and humorous story of Peter and the Wolf was originally a folk tale that inspired Sergei Prokofiev to compose the orchestral piece Peter and the Wolf. The story told through Prokofiev’s music has entertained generations of children and adults since its composition in 1936.

Peter lives in poverty with his overprotective grandfather. Outcast and bullied by the children of the village, he is friends with a bird, a cat and a scatter-brained duck which all live on the farm. One beautiful spring day, Peter and his friends head out into the appealing yet dangerous woods, where the wolf lies in wait. Despite peril and challenges, Peter demonstrates extraordinary courage and the story has a surprising end.

The characters of the story are musically portrayed through different instruments. And never before have storytelling and classical music been united more vividly than here.

The storyteller is actor Andreas Rothlin Svensson, who has been associated with the Royal Dramatic Theatre since 2013, where he has performed a number of acclaimed roles. He also helped to cofound the free theatre troupes Teater Scenario and Moment:Teater.

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This concert is included in our series Familjens Lördag. You can secure your place by purchasing a subscription right now – with 25 per cent off the ticket price.

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Andreas Rothlin Svensson tells the story of this classic musical tale.

Saturday 26 September 2020 16.00

Ends approximately 16.30

Price:

children 80 SEK, adults 160 SEK

The mysterious, exciting and humorous story of Peter and the Wolf was originally a folk tale that inspired Sergei Prokofiev to compose the orchestral piece Peter and the Wolf. The story told through Prokofiev’s music has entertained generations of children and adults since its composition in 1936.

Peter lives in poverty with his overprotective grandfather. Outcast and bullied by the children of the village, he is friends with a bird, a cat and a scatter-brained duck which all live on the farm. One beautiful spring day, Peter and his friends head out into the appealing yet dangerous woods, where the wolf lies in wait. Despite peril and challenges, Peter demonstrates extraordinary courage and the story has a surprising end.

The characters of the story are musically portrayed through different instruments. And never before have storytelling and classical music been united more vividly than here.

The storyteller is actor Andreas Rothlin Svensson, who has been associated with the Royal Dramatic Theatre since 2013, where he has performed a number of acclaimed roles. He also helped to cofound the free theatre troupes Teater Scenario and Moment:Teater.

Book before the tickets are released!

This concert is included in our series Familjens Lördag. You can secure your place by purchasing a subscription right now – with 25 per cent off the ticket price.

Read more about Familjens Lördag (opens in a new window)

  • The music

    Approximate times
  • Sergey Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
    23 min
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Alexander Hanson conductor
  • Andreas Rothlin Svensson narrator

Saturday 26 September 2020 16.00

Ends approximately 16.30

Price:

children 80 SEK, adults 160 SEK



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